Google Chrome browser to start flagging non-SSL websites in July

Starting with the July update, Google’s Chrome browser will start showing “Not secure” beside the address bar on all websites not using HTTPS connections (SSL encryption). Google has been slowly pressuring developers to create more secure websites...

Five steps to better student ministry communications

By Blake Davis The number one need in any church is communication. We need to communicate the Gospel to the lost, spiritual depth to the saved, and how we as a church body are pursuing those goals together. In response, the number one complaint about the church is a...

Latest technology trends of US teenagers

Pew internet released their latest study on Teens, Social Media, and Technology on May 31, 2018. Here are three trends we see in their results: 1. Social media platforms are changing. Facebook is no longer the de facto social media platform for teens. YouTube,...

20 easy ideas to promote your big event on social media

The secret to getting a good response on social media is understanding your followers. People don’t follow you on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to see another copy of your standard advertising, they follow because they want to see behind the scenes and be...

Principles of Effective Communications #1: Guests come first

Principles of Effective Communications For Churches and Non-Profits Principle #1:  Guests come first One of the challenges in communications for churches and non-profits is that we do a tremendous number of recurring events, most of which are attended by the same...

Is Google penalizing your ranking for not being mobile-friendly?

Starting yesterday (4/21/15), Google will take your site’s “mobile-friendliness” into account when providing search results to mobile devices. This means your site may rank lower on Google searches from cell phones and tablets if they don’t...